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Rams, Tavon Austin agree to four-year extension

The Los Angeles Rams and wide receiver Tavon Austin have agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension, the team announced Saturday.

Colin Kaepernick Explains Why He Sits Out The National Anthem

The 49ers quarterback says he won't support the flag of a country that oppresses people of color.

Kaepernick decision not to stand for anthem gets NFL talking

Letting his hair go au natural and sprinting between drills as usual, Colin Kaepernick took the field Sunday with the San Francisco 49ers as his stance against standing for the national anthem drew chatter across NFL camps

Larson takes advantage of late restart for first Cup victory

Kyle Larson raced to the first victory of his Sprint Cup career Sunday, taking the lead on a restart with nine laps remaining and holding off Chase Elliott in a duel between two of NASCAR's up-and-coming standouts

Ravens TE Benjamin Watson out for season after tearing Achilles

Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson tore his Achilles during a preseason game on Saturday night and will miss the entire season, the team announced.

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Donaldson hits three HRs, Blue Jays beat Twins 9-6

Josh Donaldson had his first career three-homer game, Troy Tulowitzki also went deep and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 9-6 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep

Few contenders, more pretenders in NFC

The last four teams to play for the NFC championship have the same goal: Super Bowl or bust.

Endwell, New York win LLWS U.S. title, play South Korea in championship

Michael Mancini led Endwell, New York, to the Little League World Series championship game Saturday, striking out 11 in a 4-2 victory over Goodlettsville, Tennessee, in the U.S. final.

With Broncos, Patriots flawed, no clear favorite in AFC

With the regular season about to kick off, it's anybody's guess who'll be the AFC's representative at the Super Bowl in Houston in February

Olympic Discus Thrower Auctions His Silver Medal For A Boy With Cancer

The boy's surgery will reportedly cost about $126,000.

Hertha clinches dramatic 2-1 win over Freiburg in Bundesliga

Julian Schieber scored the second of two injury-time goals to give Hertha Berlin a dramatic 2-1 win over promoted Freiburg in their opening Bundesliga game of the season Sunday

College football Down Under attracts 61,000 fans at Sydney

The beer ran out in some sections of the Olympic stadium, but most of the 61,247 spectators at Saturday's U.S. college football opener in Sydney between California and Hawaii appeared to be enjoying their American "gridiron" experience

Al-Quadin Muhammad, Jermaine Grace dismissed from Miami program

Miami has dismissed two of its top defensive players from the team for violating NCAA rules, the team announced Saturday.

For retired US Open champ Flavia Pennetta, no regrets

Flavia Pennetta arrived back at Arthur Ashe Stadium and had one question: "Where is it?"

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More exhausting than a five-setter: Protecting the US Open

With more than 700,000 fans expected, the U.S. Open tennis tournament poses unique security challenges

Cowboys' Tony Romo out indefinitely with broken bone in back

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has a broken bone in his back, head coach Jason Garrett told reporters on Saturday.

Ricciardo's on the podium, and the smile's back on his face

The smile is back on Daniel Ricciardo's face. After a tough start to the Formula One season, which saw him struggle for form, watch a teenager upstaging him and then berate his own team, the Australian driver has now secured three straight podium finishes

Brazil Charges Ryan Lochte But Probably Can't Extradite Him From US

"Lying to police" isn't covered under the U.S. extradition treaty with Brazil.

Fellaini comes to aid of United fan after late goal

With his injury-time goal, Marcus Rashford was the match-winner for Manchester United at Hull in the Premier League

Middlesbrough stays unbeaten after 0-0 draw at West Brom

Middlesbrough maintained its unbeaten start to life back in the English Premier League by drawing 0-0 with West Bromwich Albion in a match of few clear-cut opportunities at The Hawthorns on Sunday

Report: Two Western Michigan players in custody, allegedly held up student

Two Western Michigan players are in custody after holding up a female student at gunpoint, according to local TV affiliate WMMT.

Mancini leads Endwell, New York, to Little League title game

Michael Mancini led Endwell, New York, to the Little League World Series championship game Saturday, striking out 11 in a 4-2 victory over Goodlettsville, Tennessee, in the U.S. final

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Colin Kaepernick sits out national anthem in protest of racial inequalities

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem before Friday’s preseason game against the Packers in Santa Clara, telling NFL.com’s Steve Wyche after the fact that his decision came in protest of the racial inequalities t

LEADING OFF: Ellis starts for Phils, Jones maybe OK for O's

LEADING OFF: Ellis makes first start for Phillies, Jones might be OK for O's, Royals-Red Sox at night